DLA Piper - IP Technology in Italy

Practice/Organization Description

Our Intellectual Property & Technology department is an integrated group of professionals dedicated to new technologies and includes IT, telecommunications, media, intellectual property and commercial lawyers, combining legal expertise and industry focus to better understand and serve the needs of our clients.

Our Intellectual Property practice has wide experience in managing IP issues, including coordination of cross-border matters and litigation. The team advises on patents, trademarks, models, know-how, copyright and unfair competition issues across countries and assists clients in relation to licenses, sponsorships, promotional activities, franchising matters and, in general, on all issues relating to immaterial assets agreements. It also deals with regulatory issues, liaising with the relevant authorities.

Our Media, Technology & Sourcing practice has in-depth knowledge in all areas of communications, technology, broadcasting and new media regulations. It regularly advises major domestic and international players thanks to a strong knowledge of the complex commercial and technical issues encompassing Italian and EU regulatory frameworks, directives and procedures. It assists clients throughout the chain, from audiovisual content creation and production to distribution through online and offline platforms. The team assists clients in relation to complex outsourcing deals, from traditional IT services to new forms of cloud sourcing. The team also advises on e-commerce, gaming, data protection as well as commercial and distribution issues for the new technologies at large.

Areas of Practice

  • Art, Entertainment, & Sports Law
  • Communications & Media Law
  • Intellectual Property
  • International Law & Trade
  • Litigation
  • Privacy
  • Science, Computers, & Tech

Number of Attorneys

100+ Attorneys

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